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  1. Research aims to turn wood chips into fuelsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Scientists are searching for the fuels of the future in high-tech laboratories around the world, but last week one research team debuted its new technology at a wood-chipping plant tucked in the forest outside Cle Elum. Roasting the wood, which might be otherwise worthless, at high temperatures without oxygen creates a bio-oil similar to petroleum and a flammable gas that can be captured to run the burners.

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  2. Playing with fire: Manitoba reserves lag in firefighting capabilitiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Journal-Pioneer

    Baby Errabella Harper was fast asleep in a three-bedroom house with no running water on St. Theresa Point First Nation when fire broke out. While the blaze ripped through the house, the community's fire truck sat, broken, in a garage, and with no fire hoses.

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  3. Darrell Fowler, Brooksville selectman and firefighter, dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Weekly Packet

    ... board, board of appeals and the school renovation committee. He was a volunteer firefighter for decades, serving as fire chief for eight years. Those who knew and served with him spoke of his willingness to help other. "That was what was good about ...

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  4. More Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    This weekend when you change your clocks back the Indiana State Fire Marshal wants you to change the batteries in your smoke alarms. A press release by the Penn Township Fire Department said so far this year there has been 65 fire fatalities in Indiana.

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  5. Correction: Superstorm-Mental Health storyRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Ingram says exercise, eating right and doing something constructive has helped. The former chief of the Point Breeze Fire Department was leading one of three volunteer fire departments when Sandy pushed ashore. A fire fed by gusting winds burned 130 ...

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  6. Decision on Callaghan conflict of interest hearing expected ?shortly?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Wellington Advertiser

    ... apply." He pointed out that none of the votes in which Callaghan participated specifically named her husband (Erin's fire chief). Arnold stated parts of the Act exist to exclude conflicts such as taking part in votes regarding public utilities, even ...

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  7. Oak Bluffs selectmen authorize fire department purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    At their regular meeting Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously to authorize the transfer of $94,501 from the town ambulance reserve account to receive a discount on a new fire pumper truck that was approved at town meeting in April 2013. Owing to a contingency in the contract, the town will save $3,811 by making the payment upon the completion of the truck chassis.

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  8. Fairmont chief reaches out to residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    After seeing several staffing changes and being divorced from the town's Fire Department, the Fairmont Police Department looks a little different these days. Monroe, who took the helm at the department in July, is seeking applications for a Quality Circle Organization that would address public safety issues in the town, as well as concerns within the Fairmont Police Department.

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  9. Arsonist who set blazes at uni halls is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Echo

    A UNIVERSITY student has been jailed after twice setting fire to halls of residence, causing almost A 150,000 in one incident and forcing about 60 people to be evacuated. Southampton Crown Court heard how Shao Teng Wang had been allowed to stay the night in a block of flats by an acquaintance he had met two years earlier through a social website.

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  10. Change your clock- change your batteryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Current in Carmel

    ... in our smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. This message is simple and the habit can be lifesaving. The Carmel Fire Department reminds our residents that one easy step can help save their lives and the lives of those around them. Everyone is ...

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  11. Consultant: Merging N.C. FDs Makes SenseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Oct. 29--A consultant who studied the possible consolidation of the Wilmington and New Hanover County fire departments spoke Wednesday in a pair of public input sessions. At the behest of the city and county, Emergency Services Consulting International studied both fire departments.

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  12. Report: Ky. Firefighter Touched Power Line During Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Oct. 30--A firefighter who died after being jolted with electricity from a high-voltage line in Campbellsville in August made direct contact with the line, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kentucky Public Service Commission. Tony Grider, a captain with Campbellsville Fire & Rescue, was critically burned; he died from his injuries a month after the accident.

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  13. Investigation Team Examines Hartford Firefighter's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Hartford Firefighter Kevin Bell, 48, who died while battling a two-alarm house fire in Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 7, 2014. Oct. 30--HARTFORD -- Investigators working to determine how Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell died in a house fire last month have turned some of their attention to his breathing apparatus, examining whether it was working properly and whether his air tank was full when he entered the burning building, sources said.

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  14. Fire Causes Porch to Collapse on Chicago HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    Oct. 30--Seven people were displaced after a fire raced through an old greystone, causing a balcony to collapse Wednesday afternoon in the city's Lawndale neighborhood. No one was injured during the blaze in the 1600 block of South Homan Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford.

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  15. Raging Carport Fire Destroys Several VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    Several vehicles were completely destroyed when a fire ripped through a carport in Orange early Thursday. By Southern Counties News At least seven vehicles were destroyed during a raging fire at a carport and apartment building in Orange early Thursday.

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  16. Man allegedly held 4 kids hostage, set house on fireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

    Charges are possible for a Phoenix man who allegedly held his four children hostage and then set his house on fire. It started late Wednesday night in the neighborhood of 40th Street and Cheery Lynn Road, which is north of Thomas Road.

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  17. 2-alarm Manchester fire displaces 10Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    Ten people are temporarily homeless after a two-alarm fire early Thursday morning in a three-unit apartment building at the corner of Union and Brook streets.

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  18. Burkina parliament set ablaze in protests over presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... security cordon and stormed the National Assembly building in the capital Ouagadougou, ransacking offices and setting fire to cars, before attacking the national television headquarters. One man was killed in the chaos that erupted in the poor west ...

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  19. Fireworks and bonfire safety during industrial actionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

    HEREFORD and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is asking people to attend organised fireworks displays this weekend because of the Firefighter industrial action. The strike action takes place Friday October 31 at 6pm until Tuesday November 4 at 6pm and will see HWFRS operating a reduced service.

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  20. Early morning fire causes heavy damage to North Truro motelRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    A neighbor called the fire department at 4:23 a.m., according to Truro dispatcher Martha Wheeler.

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